Attacks on Homs Continue Syrian Government forces continue to assault Homs. The siege has lasted for six days and protestors say that hundreds have been killed, and even more have been injured.
Explosion damages Nigerian military base A blast has damaged a Nigerian military barracks in Kaduna hours after eight members of the Boko Haram, a radical Islamic group, were killed. While the cause and the number of casualties are not clear, the Boko Haram is the main suspect.
Khmer Rouge Official Sentenced Kain Guek Eav, a former Khmer Rouge jailer, was sentenced to life in prison. He supervised the death of nearly 15,000 people at the infamously brutal S-21 Prison and was an important advisor to Pol Pot in the 1970s.
29 killed in terrorist attack in Iraq 29 people were killed in a bomb attack in Kirkuk, an Iraqi city in the north of the country. The attackers used car bombs and sticky bombs, and their attacks were close to government buildings. No terrorist organization has taken responsibility.